Action Center

The Piedmont Environmental Council hosts advocacy campaigns on a variety of local, state and (sometimes) federal issues. We let supporters know about these campaigns through email alerts and social media. If you haven’t already signed up, you can sign up for email alerts today! You can also find us on Facebook, on Twitter or on Instagram.

Additional resources:


List of current PEC advocacy campaigns or petitions:

Write Your State Elected Officials in Support of Conservation Funding

Thank the General Assembly and the Governor for their support for conservation in the budget and remind them of the importance of all of our conservation programs moving forward.


Charlottesville/Albemarle Letter: Support the Jefferson Area Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

Add your name or business/organization to our letter of support for the Jefferson Area Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan. 


Support the Virginia Energy Reform Act

The Virginia Energy Reform Act would restructure our outdated energy market into one that provides energy choice, protects consumers, assists low-income communities, and holds utilities accountable for poor performance. It has been tabled until 2021, but it won’t hurt to contact your state legislators today!


Sign the Virginia Energy Reform Coalition Petition

The Virginia Energy Reform Coalition (VERC) is a group of stakeholders, including PEC, representing a broad spectrum of interests who are calling for reforms needed to create a modern, 21st century grid that lowers prices, increases choices for ratepayers, and improves the environment, all while maintaining reliability. Learn more and sign the petition!


Town To Trail Petition

Add your name to our petition to show support for trails and parks in Gordonsville in Orange County. 


Loudoun Petition: HOA Residents for Sustainable Landscaping

More than 60% of Loudoun residents are part of an HOA. Join with friends, neighbors and community members in showing support for sustainable landscaping practices at HOAs across Loudoun County.


Charlottesville/Albemarle Petition

This petition is a simple way to show elected officials in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville that residents want better, more connected, bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure.